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Redemption (I) (2013)
"Hummingbird" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  28 June 2013 (UK)
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Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity -- transforming into an avenging angel in the process.

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Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity -- transforming into an avenging angel in the process.

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London. 3.00am... Same Streets, Different City See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong brutal violence, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Redemption  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,768 (USA) (28 June 2013)

Gross:

$34,956 (USA) (5 July 2013)
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Trivia

Jason Statham plays a homeless war vet here, making 2013 the second year in a row he played a homeless man, after 2012's Safe, where he was a homeless former fighting champion. See more »

Goofs

When buying the ballet ticket, the cashier says that October 1st is on a Tuesday. However, the invitation to the rooftop gala, on the same night, is on a Monday. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Choy: You want to work?
Joey: Yeah.
Mr. Choy: You know what kind of work I do...
Joey: They say you want a driver.
Mr. Choy: I got a lot of businesses. They say you're a hard man. It's a hard city.
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Spoofs The Simpsons: Bart vs. Australia (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Tear It Down
Written and Performed by David Ralicke
Courtesy of LoveCat Music and Freshbaked Music
Published by LoveCat Music and Ocean Air Music
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Don't mind the wining folks: this is a good movie
28 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

I never write reviews, but this time I was compelled to...

Don't bother reading the negative reviews from people moaning about how they miss Jason Statham being chased in a car or beating the crap out of everyone. If you want that and that only, then just go watch Transporter I, II and III.

If you want to see something different and refreshing, then simply don't miss this one. The story is good, there is plenty of action, and developed characters.

With a closed mind, expecting to see yet another copy of Jason's previous work, you'll be disappointed. But with an open mind, you will enjoy watching this very much.

This change of plan is simply the best thing Jason has done yet. He's convincing and manages to create quite some depth in his character. AND he still kicks ass. I can't see another actor having pulled this mixture of action, drama and psychology off better then Jason. He actually played a convincing 'human being' that has to take a hit like everyone, and he did it very well.

Amongst the better action/drama flicks of 2013.

8/10


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